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Knotmeter - September 30, 2016

Knotmeter - September 30, 2016

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As the Official Race Season has drawn to an end we would like to thank everyone for another successful sailing season! Please remember to sign up for our Annual Sailing Night Banquet by emailing manager@kingstonyachtclub.ca. The Banquet will be held on Saturday, November 5th, 2016.

Upcoming Events

Full Calendar of Events »

| Jemmett's Thanksgiving Cruise

The annual Thanksgiving Cruise is to take place at the club property from Saturday until Monday. Saturday night will be a wine and cheese on the dock and an optional pot luck supper. Sunday night is to be the official thanksgiving dinner with the traditional BBQ turkey with contributions from members attending.
All interested members are asked to please email the Commodore at commodore@kingstonyachtclub.com before October 6, 2016 to ensure enough food is purchased.

 

| Kingston Power and Sail Squadron Upcoming events

Saturday, Oct. 08, 2016 Maritime Radio - 1000 to 1600

For more information and registration of upcoming KPSS events please visit www.kingstonboatingandsailing.ca

KPSS Events Coming up @ KYC

Dining

| Fall Hours

The restaurant and bar will begin restricted fall hours this week. The fall hours will remain as follows:

Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday - Friday: 12:00 - 8:00pm
Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm

 

| Weekend Features

Dinner:

  • Beef Bourgignon with roasted garlic mashed potatoes - $18
Brunch:
  • Special: Croque-Monsieur Grilled sandwish with ham, swiss and bechamel - $13
  • Omelette feature: Spanish omelette - $14
  • Cinnamon and brown sugar pancakes

| Beer of the Week

Still on Tap... but almost gone!
Beau's Farm Table I.P.A.

Up Next... Broadhead's Dark Horse Stout

Broadhead's Dark Horse Stout is a fullbodied, rich and creamy oatmeal stout that bristles with bold, unbridled taste. Blending roasted malt and oatmeal for a solid footing, this smooth, dark beer has shades of bitterness that gives Dark Horse the perfect edge.

 

| Wine of the Month

Gerard Bertrand 2013 Languedoc is a well balanced, dry, bright red wine produced from two fantastic grape varietals – Syrah and Grenache. These grapes alone commonly make for delicious wines because of the terroirs they thrive in. The Languedoc province throughout the South of France is one of the largest wine growing regions in the world. Soil in the region contains abundant limestone and gravel, along with an array of shrubbery that over many thousands of years has enriched the soil with fragrance. Because it’s so large, Languedoc provides a variety of terroirs that allow for unending combinations and concentrations of different varietals.

Sailing

| New Gas Dock Hours

Please be advised we will be enacting new gas dock hours due to the ending season. The gas dock hours will be as follows:

Monday - Friday - By appointment only
Saturday - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday - Closed

To book an appointment please contact Brad Strawbridge by email at yard@kingstonyachtclub.ca
 

| Queen's Sailing Fundraiser

 

| 2016 Canadian Youth World Team

The 2016 Canadian Youth World Sailing Team has been announced. Please help us to cheer on Arie Moffat who has made the 420 Boys team. The teams will be making a journey to Auckland, New Zealand from December 14-20th. You can find more information on the Sail Canada website.

| RACING UPDATE

Results

Chase Race
PHRF: 1st Cool Change, 2nd Happy Puppy, 3rd Breakaway J (8 boats raced)

September Series
Sharks: 1st Shanti, 2nd Cariad, 3rd Dolphin III
PHRF I: 1st Cool Change, 2nd Ritalin, 3rd Vandal
PHRF II: 1st Selene, 2nd Jammin, 3rd La Galouine

Marks Haulout
Our temporary race marks will be hauled out next week. If you would like to help on the water or on shore, please email John Vines at jvines@bell.net.

Awards Night
Mark your calendar with our Awards Night dinner on Saturday November 5. In addition to the fine dining and racing awards, there will be special awards for:

     Best Crew
     Best Team
     Best Race Committee
     Most Improved Skipper
     Best Shoal Performance
     Obscure Use of Sailing Skills
     Special Spinnaker Skills
     Seamanship
     Best JS post KYC
     Best in EYC
     Fleet Contribution
     KYC Achievement and Leadership Award
     Canada 1 Award

Nomination forms (including criteria) are available online on the "Sailing / Racing / Keelboat Racing" KYC web site page and at the bar. Please complete and return forms to the Race Office or email to race@kingstonyachtclub.ca by Wednesday October 12. If you have photos you'd like to share in the slide show, please email to ken.martin@kingstonyachtclub.ca or drop of at the office.

Sailing Committee
The committee is getting back to work on improvements for next year's racing & cruising programs and planning winter events. If you are interested in helping out on this committee, please email ken.martin@kingstonyachtclub.ca.